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A-Level Law (AQA) at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

New specification for September
AS Law (AQA)
1 year - Year 1
Level 3
What will I study?
•Law Making: Laws made by parliament, judiciary, local authorities and other bodies
•The Legal System: The civil courts and other dispute resolutions, as well as criminal courts, magistrates, and juries. Here you will also look at the legal profession which includes solicitors, barristers, and judges
•The Concept of Liability: An introduction to criminal liability, court procedure and sentencing, as well as looking at liability in negligence, the courts procedure and damages
A2 Law (AQA)
1 year - Year 2
Level 3
What will I study?
The major area of law covered at A2 is Criminal Law and Concepts of Law, including:
• Offences against the person: Murder, non-fatal offences against the person, defences, and an evaluation on criminal law
• Offences against property: This includes theft and robbery, burglary, fraud, criminal damage, making off without payment, and defences
• Concepts of law: This is where you will evaluate the law and consider law and justice, law and morality, and judicial president

Entry requirements

General A-Level entry requirements - Three GCSEs at grade B or above plus two further GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). At least four GCSEs must have been assessed through examination, including English Language and Maths.
What are the additional entry requirements for this course?
Grade B or above in at least one of the following GCSE subjects: English Language, History, Politics, Religious Education (full course) or Sociology and a good reference
For entry to the second year of the A-Level, you will need:
AS Law at grade D or above, the entry requirements for AS Law and a good reference or recommendation from your Tutor.

Future opportunities

After a further year of study to gain A2 qualifications including Law, you could progress to higher education or employment.

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Kingsway College directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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